Volkswagen Canada achieves 2.8% sales increase for July 2007

    AJAX, ON, Aug. 7 /CNW/ - Volkswagen Canada is pleased to announce that
its sales totalled 3,442 new units for July 2007, compared with 3,347 new
units in July 2006, a jump of 2.8%. This also translates into a gain in YTD
sales from 18,785 in July of 2006 to 22,850 units in July of 2007, an increase
of 21.6%.
    The City Jetta recorded its best sales month ever, with 608 units sold in
July 2007, a 28.7% increase over last month. The Passat sedan is doing very
well with 191 units sold in July 2007, representing a 16.5% increase over last
year. This year both the GTI and New Beetle have been performing very well,
the GTI having 1,064 units sold YTD, 53.5% more than last year. New Beetle
sales totalled 1,160 units YTD, compared with 860 last year, an improvement of

    Sales by model line for the month of July 2007 were:

                                            July 2007
                          City Golf            730
                          City Jetta           608
                          Golf                  13
                          Rabbit               637
                          GTI                  145
                          New Beetle           173
                          Jetta                731
                          Eos                   82
                          Passat               272
                          Touareg               51

    Founded in 1952, Volkswagen Canada, Inc. is headquartered in Ajax,
Ontario. It is a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG, headquartered in Wolfsburg,
Germany. Volkswagen is one of the world's largest producers of passenger cars
and Europe's largest automaker. Volkswagen sells the City Golf, City Jetta,
Rabbit, GTI, New Beetle, Jetta, Passat, Eos, and Touareg 2 through more than
130 independent Canadian dealers.
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For further information: Patrick Saint-Pierre,, (905) 428-5858

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